ENTRY POINT! is a program of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) offering internship opportunities for students with apparent and non-apparent disabilities in science, engineering, mathematics, computer science, and some fields of business.
CareerConnect, a program of the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB), is a free online resource available to assist students and job seekers with vision loss or low vision tools to conduct job searches independently. Resources are available for employers and families.
Designed to help anyone who wants to understand disability employment policy, and is set up to encourage learning through tutorials and a quick reference guide.
Provides advice for individuals with disabilities seeking work; help for employers looking for hard-working and dedicated employees; information on employment rights, laws and regulations; resources for employment programs and job accommodations for people with disabilities.
Provides resources and tools for job seekers with disabilities and employers.
Provides information which includes Federal and state laws as well as other governmental and non-governmental sites to help users with or without disabilities, better understand how to hire and retain persons with disabilities.
An employment database that allows jobseekers with disabilities to find jobs and career-related resources. Resources available for employers and disability advocacy organizations.
Promotes the inclusion of people with disabilities, empowers companies, and gives people with disabilities the opportunity to succeed.
A service provided by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). JAN's mission is to facilitate the employment and retention of workers with disabilities by providing employers, employment providers, and people with disabilities; as well as their family members and other interested parties with information on job accommodations, entrepreneurship, and related subjects.
NBDC is a resource for employers seeking to integrate people with disabilities into the workplace and companies seeking to reach them in the consumer marketplace.
Provides national leadership on disability employment policy by developing and influencing the use of evidence-based disability employment policies and practices, building collaborative partnerships, and delivering authoritative and credible data on employment of people with disabilities.
ocial Security’s Ticket to Work Program is free, voluntary and available to most people who receive Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits because they are disabled or blind. Eligible beneficiaries may choose to assign their Ticket to an Employment Network (EN) of their choice or to a State Vocational Rehabilitation (SVR) agency to obtain employment services and supports necessary to achieve a work goal. The EN/SVR, if they accept the Ticket, will coordinate and provide appropriate services to help the beneficiary find and maintain employment.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces federal laws which prohibit job discrimination based on disability, age, race, color, religion, sex or national origin. EEOC also provides oversight and coordination of all federal equal employment opportunity regulations, practices, and policies.